On his very first play, a violent helmet-to-helmet collision knocked him off the field for good and left him with an improbable side effect - he can never forget anything. And the arresting officer offers him a stark choice: prison or covert government service. How he wins his case is a suspenseful read. I'm reviewing this and marking it read but that's a lie. Simply put, this man can write.
However, when he discovers the victim is a former client and friend, he begins to wonder if there is more to the case than what he can see. In 1986, he and two other reporters spent several months interviewing survivors of a major airline crash. The Gods of Guilt Summary The Gods of Guilt is the sixth novel by Michael Connelly featuring lawyer Mickey Haller. The case is intriguing, although the biggest issue is not who done it, but how to prove it in court. He's like a successful architect who makes a bazillion bucks by satisfying clients.
And a lot of fun, too. Things start to look up when Andre La Cosse, a 'cyberpimp' who runs websites for prostitutes, is accused of murdering a client, Giselle Dallinger. When Mickey discovers that this drug dealer had recently begun a new appeal into his case that is related to the deal Mickey made for the prostitute, he wonders if one has something to do with the other. Sorry for the cynical review. Mickey takes the case, and no reader will be surprised to learn that it quickly becomes even more complicated than it initially appeared on the surface. All 5 Haller novels are easily worth a credit.
Lacking good cases Mickey is also low on cash and drinking too much. Far from saving her, Mickey may have been the one who put her in danger. I have said in earlier reviews that sequels seldom if ever live up to the original, yet that never seems to be a concern. My only question for them is - did they really read the same book that I did! If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the reviews shown do not properly reflect the range of media opinion now available, please with the mainstream media reviews that you would like to see added. When Mickey learns that the victim was his own former client, a prostitute he thought he had rescued and put on the straight and narrow path, he knows he is on the hook for this one.
The more Mickey and his team look into the case the more convinced Mickey becomes that the accused has been set up. I was fascinated by the intricacies of the trial, I got choked up near the end of the book good thing I was alone in my car at the time and nobody saw that , and was blindsided by how a major witness ended up testifying. For this reason and because he honestly believes his client is innocent, Mickey takes on two dirty cops. The narrator Peter Giles was very good. He takes a risky plunge at enlisting the help of a mobster in prison. That I didn't like is not what I'm saying. Murder cases have the highest stakes and the biggest paydays, and they always mean Haller has to be at Defense attorney Mickey Haller returns with a haunting case in the gripping new thriller from 1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.
Another cracking courtroom thriller from. The case exacts some personal costs that were heartbreaking. This deal resulted in the conviction of a Mexican cartel drug dealer. It underlines the fact that Connelly is one of the great crime writers, a novelist who creates a fictional world so succinctly, and inhabits it so purposefully, that you are convinced it must be real. As Haller and his team begin to develop a plausible alternative to help sustain reasonable doubt they stir up a number of shadowy enemies who are desperate to foil his investigation. Once he decided on this direction he chose a major in journalism and a minor in creative writing — a curriculum in which one of his teachers was novelist Harry Crews. Who would suspect that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the daring theft of a fortune in gold? Connelly has a way of writing Los Angeles so the sad and fraught places are intimate and special.
Someone hired or forced Sewel to stab someone. Maggie is not doing so well, either. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. I was travelling back from New England to Ye Olde England and was able to read this on my journey. I recommend it to legal thriller fans.
This is another great book in my Michael Connelly library,another look into the trials and tribulations of the Lincoln Lawyer,and it does not disappoint! At the time Mickey got Gloria off by arranging for her to give up a member of a Mexican drug cartel who's now serving a life sentence. He and his team believe the guy is innocent but the case against him seems convincing. Haunted by the ghosts of his past, Mickey must work tirelessly and bring all his skill to bear on a case that could mean his ultimate redemption or proof of his ultimate guilt. Every day I step into the well before them and I argue my case. I'm glad I read this and I will definitely be reading more from this author.